This weekend, as you kick back to eat barbecue and watch fireworks, bring along a book that celebrates the greatness that is The United States of America. Learn how it all started, how it progressed and the problems and triumphs along the way.
Exercise before or after a sedentary work day may not reverse the damage sitting has done already, a new literature review study says.
NETFLIXINGTON - After news that Netflix dropped more than 70 titles starting July 1, there's some good news as well. The streaming service is adding more than 60 new titles to their catalogue in July.
Less than a year after the devastating death of an Idaho couple's first son who died during birth, the same doctor helped deliver a healthy boy, and the emotional hug between the doctor and new dad has touched thousands through Facebook.
Is Esther Honig beautiful? Well, that depends on who's being asked.
It isn't easy being a poor, working American.
NASA is on a mission, but this one has more to do with earth itself than what lies beyond. The accompanying infographic shows a breakdown of the satellite it plans to use to measure carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere.
You don't have to be pregnant to be the recipient of a baby shower.
Last week I pulled from my shelf a weathered, vintage edition of "Charlotte's Web" and began reading it to my 5-year-old.
With school out for the summer, families across the nation are heading out on family vacations with many doing road trips to see various sites around the country. If this description fits you, or you are just looking for a fun movie to watch with the family, here are four movies about long trips and journeys for all to enjoy.
The Internet, many will claim, is a repository of some of the lowest elements of society: pornography, hateful propaganda and ranting, intolerant screeds and rampant commercialism.
Did you ever make up a story to excuse being late or not getting your work done? Maybe it wasn't an elaborate story, but one that sounded plausible.
THE VAULT - With the weekend quickly approaching and the new releases in theaters leaving a little something to be desired, we thought we'd introduce you to some great flicks on Netflix.
Men and women don't exactly think alike when it comes to marriage.
ORLANDO, Fla. - On July 8, muggles will no longer need floo powder to visit Diagon Alley.
What sport attracts millions of fans, competitors from all over the world and boasts a $10.8 million prize?
Some women make the choice to be a stay-at-home mother, to work or to do both.
It used to be commonplace for people to observe certain manners. Respect your elders. Say "please" and "thank you." Say "excuse me." While these still apply today, there are some that seem to have been forgotten or that need some adjusting for today's world.
If you're a mom or dad who'd like a little extra help - perhaps reminders or someone to order takeout while you change clothes, or even help reading to the kids when you're tied up - you might like Jibo.
It's a widely held belief that if someone wants to protect their skin from the sun over the summer, they need to have a base tan. But dermatologists say it's a dangerous myth.
Thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children currently await news of their fate from U.S. authorities, caught in the middle of what the White House has called an "urgent humanitarian situation." As President Barack Obama and other political leaders debate emergency funds, religious communities are reflecting on how to faithfully respond to this immigration crisis.
During the summer months, many people look for different diets to help them achieve that swimsuit-ready body. Others try eating healthier to lose those last stubborn 15 pounds. However, some of the "health" foods may not be as healthy as you think. Here's a list of five foods that might mislead you to believe they are healthy.
Summer is here and all attention is usually focused on finding a summer kid's camp or going on a summer vacation together. While both of these are great things, especially for our sanity, we should also start to focus on school starting in the next couple of months. Many people wait until the last minute to purchase school items. When you have to purchase many things at once, it affects the family budget, especially for the single mom or dad on a strict budget. Here are some tips to help you start now and save.
There are 6.5 million special-education students in the United States today, and most are falling further behind their peers under Common Core standards.
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who thinks they're the fairest of them all? The answer may surprise you.
RIO DE JANEIRO - While Belgium may not have won the World Cup, one of its fans had her picture go viral during a game, landing her a modeling shoot with L'Oreal.
Whether or not rumors that Han Solo is going to be the star of J.J. Abrams' upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII" are true, Harrison Ford has definitely been the star of the production's recent headlines after having suffered a pretty serious injury.
PATAGONIA DESERT - Author J.K. Rowling gave readers a peek into the adult life of the former members of Dumbledore's Army when she released a new Rita Skeeter gossip column Tuesday.
ALLAHABAD, India - For 50 years, Raju the elephant was abused - but that all changed last week after he was rescued by wildlife conservationists.
Head Start may be too late. The iconic federal preschool program targets low-income kids between 3 and 5, but the brain forms critical language connections in its first thousand days, experts say.